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Livingston, Robert Livingston's outlays of monies as victualler

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00664 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Autograph document Date: 1701/06/10 Pagination: 2 p. + docket 32.4 x 21.2 cm

Summary of Content: Livingston writes this in an effort to clear his name from any claims of misappropriation of funds. He claims that all monies outlaid, to four companies of troops kept in New York and Albany, were done so at the behest of the Colonial Governor, the Earl of Bellomont.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceMilitary HistoryMilitary ProvisionsGovernment and CivicsMerchants and TradeCommerce

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